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Toyota Yaris Cross vs Kia Niro: 2021 group test review

Plenty of car companies could lay claim to creating the small SUV class, but Toyota has some pretty strong credentials. The original RAV4 arrived in 1994, and it was one of the first cars of the era to deliver rugged styling and practicality in a relatively compact package. It was …

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New Mazda 2 receives hybrid technology in collaboration with Toyota

Mazda appears to be preparing to launch a revamped version of the Toyota Yaris that could soon become the replacement for the Mazda 2 supermini. Nothing is official yet, but after digging through the company’s various investor presentations and financial results, we’ve put the story together. The new car will …

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New compact SUV Toyota Aygo X for market launch in November

Toyota has confirmed the name of an upcoming small SUV that is slated to hit the market in November. It’s called Aygo X (pronounced ‘cross’, according to Toyota) and is being used as a bigger alternative to the Volkswagen Up! and Hyundai i10 city cars. It will replace the Aygo …

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New Toyota Yaris Cross 2021 review

Verdict The new Toyota Yaris Cross effectively packages what we’ve come to like about the latest Yaris Hybrid into a compact SUV body with no needless surprises or alterations. It’s exceptionally efficient, if not the most startling performer. The hybrid drivetrain takes little getting used to and is easy to …

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New Toyota Corolla Commercial Hybrid Van presented

At the CV Show 2021 in Birmingham, a new van was presented with the Toyota Corolla Commercial. It is based on the Corolla Touring Sports hybrid station wagon and is built alongside this car at Toyota’s Burnaston, Derbyshire plant. As with other passenger-car-based commercial vehicles, the Corolla Commercial doesn’t have …

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Toyota RAV4 vs Kia Sorento

SUVs get a bit of a bad rep when it comes to the environment. To many casual observers, they’re seen as big, heavy brutes that burn through petrol for the sake of status. But they often serve a practical purpose for those with larger families, or who need to load …

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Used Toyota GT86 Review | Auto-Express

When the GT86 arrived, Toyota had yet another halo sports car to desire. It was immediately praised for its brilliant handling, showing that just 197 horsepower is enough to create a fun coupe. In the few years before the introduction of the GT86, Toyota’s focus was on its fuel-efficient hybrid …

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Used Toyota C-HR Review | Auto-Express

Toyota is a fascinating company with a fascinating history. Founded in 1937, the company was one of the first Japanese automakers to sell its goods in the UK and arrived here in 1965. Since then, Toyota has sold more than three million cars here and began building models in Derbyshire …

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Used Toyota Hilux review | Auto Express

Pickups are designed to be tough and durable, and the Toyota Hilux has a reputation for being the toughest of the lot. Whether you need to transport materials over a construction site, tow a large trailer or horsebox, or get around in the harshest winter conditions, the Hilux will take …

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